The Department of City Planning has officially launched the requisite public review process for 960 Franklin Avenue, a contentious high-rise development in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The proposal includes two 39-story buildings flanked by several additional volumes ranging from 16 to 20 stories.
The affordable housing lottery is open for Maverick, a 20-story mixed-use development at 225 West 28th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by DXA Studio and developed by HAP Investments, the 154,820-square-foot building will yield 112 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 35 units for residents at 70 to 80 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $34,115 to $112,800.
A new Environmental Assessment Study submitted to the Department of City Planning contains the first architectural renderings of a 33-story mixed-use building in Midtown, Manhattan. The proposed development is located at 314 West 43rd Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues and would contain a mix of retail and residential area.
Today’s housing lottery round-up features seven buildings in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and The Bronx with affordable units on Housing Connect with deadlines closing within the next seven days. Unfortunately, an update to the Housing Connect website this week has apparently left the system rather glitchy, as it now lists incorrect numbers of units remaining, and the photos and renderings have similarly become defunct, all in the midst of New York City’s worst housing crisis since the 1930s.
Oster Properties has revealed a multi-million-dollar plan to redevelop a dying shopping center in Westchester County into a mixed-use complex with residential units, a supermarket, and ground-floor retail shops. The property is located at 335 Downing Drive in Yorktown Heights and will debut as Yorktown Green.